HR2952 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2952 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2952 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2952:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2952
HR2952 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2952 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2952 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2952 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2952 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2952
The image below is a photograph of HR2952 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2952 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2952 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2952 is distant 595.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2952
HR2952 belongs to spectral class A0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2952 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.